A man who sparked a police search when he went missing from his Walthamstow home has been found.

Stuart McCulloch, 56, had not been seen since February 17 and police said they were very concerned for his welfare.

He was yesterday traced to Eastbourne.

Police were appealing for assistance in tracing a 56-year-old man who went missing in Waltham Forest on 17 February.

No further details were released.